While Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE) may be best known for applying its Yenko/SC branding to the Camaro, it has just unveiled a Yenko/SC version of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado that won’t just be fast on the street but also has all the right ingredients of a capable off-roader.
First things first is the powertrain. Slotted beneath the hood of the Silverado sits a custom-built, LS1-based 6.2-liter V8 engine adorned with a massive supercharger and delivering a cool 800 hp and 720 lb-ft (976 Nm) of torque. Coupled to this powerhouse of an engine is a heavy-duty six-speed automatic transmission sending power through all four wheels.
A big pickup truck with big power also needs big brakes so the Yenko/SC Silverado includes six-piston calipers and 16.1-inch vented rotors.
In addition to this new powertrain, the Yenko/SC Silverado from SVE has a four-inch BDS lift kit. It has also been equipped with Fox performance shocks and a heavy-duty rear sway bar. New side steps are also featured, as are custom 20-inch wheels with Nitto Ridge Grappler tires that ensure the truck turns heads both on the pavement and along treacherous off-road trails.
Other modifications made by SVE include exterior graphics, a bespoke front grille, a hood scoop, custom badges, and two numbered key fobs. Each and every unit is also sold with a three-year / 36,000-mile warranty.
Specialty Vehicle Engineering will cap production of the Yenko/SC Silverado to just 50 examples. Pricing details haven’t been confirmed.